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Pauktuutit Request for Proposals: Innusunni Aqqusaaqtara My Journey – E-Modules

Aug 15, 2018 Title Inuusinni Aqqusaaqtara – My Journey Introduction Cancer is a leading cause of death among Inuit living in Canada. The rate is nearly twice as high as the rest of the country. There is a need to provide Inuit with more information about cancer. Since 2012, Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada has […]

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Media Advisory – Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development for Newfoundland and Labrador and Chief Eugene Hart to Announce the Opening of the Shusheshipan Youth Group Home

From: Indigenous Services Canada Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation, Newfoundland and Labrador – Please be advised that Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development for Newfoundland and Labrador and Chief Eugene Hart of Sheshatshiu Innu First […]

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Bigger Canada Child Benefit

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Canadian families now receive more money thanks to the indexed Canada Child Benefit August 15, 2018 Burnaby, British Columbia Employment and Social Development Canada Helping hard-working middle-class families provide the best start in life for their children is a top priority for the Government of Canada. That is why […]

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Media Advisory – Métis Nation of Ontario Annual General Assembly in Peterborough will focus on Métis rights and self-government

PETERBOROUGH, ON, Aug. 15, 2018 – From August 17-19, 2018, over 400 Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) leaders, citizens and supporters from across Ontario will participate in the 25th MNO Annual General Assembly (AGA) being held at the Showplace Performance Centre at 290 George Street North in Peterborough. Métis rights, self-government and the celebration of […]

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Gitxsan Development Corporation: Career Discoveries win 1st place in Pioneer Day parade!

August 11, 2018 marked the 45th annual Pioneer Day in Old Hazelton, BC. Career Discoveries is a youth initiative that was started in June 2014. Over the past 4 years, including this year, there have been approximately 109 students. Career Discoveries is a non-profit initiative of Gitxsan Development Corporation that we are extremely proud of. […]

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Media Advisory: Minister Dempster to Join MP Jones and Chief Hart to Announce New Placement Resource for Innu Children and Youth

Children, Seniors and Social Development August 15, 2018 The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, will join Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services Canada, and Chief Eugene Hart, Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation tomorrow (Thursday, August 16) to announce a […]

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Osisko Mining to Acquire Beaufield Resources

Toronto, Ontario (August 14, 2018) – Osisko Mining Inc. (TSX: OSK) (“Osisko”) and Beaufield Resources Inc. (TSX-V: BFD) (“Beaufield”) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a definitive arrangement agreement dated August 14, 2018 (the “Arrangement Agreement”) pursuant to which Osisko has agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares […]

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TSB deploys a team of investigators to the site of a marine occurrence in the North Arm of the Fraser River, British Columbia

Richmond, British Columbia, 15 August 2018 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Richmond, British Columbia, where the tug George H Ledcor capsized and sank while towing the loaded gravel barge EVCO 55. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent […]

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ITK is pleased to present our 2017-2018 Annual Report

President’s Report This year marks the end of my term as president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami. I am proud of all that we have achieved together in the past three years and am excited about opportunities for continued progress and momentum in areas such as housing, health and wellness, language and research. Our work over […]

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AFN BULLETIN – August 2018

AFN BULLETIN – August 2018 Update on 2018 AFN Annual General Assembly And Election for National Chief Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly and Election for National Chief – July 24 to 26, 2018 The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) hosted the 39th Annual General Assembly (AGA) and election for National Chief in Vancouver, British […]

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BC Government: Provincial state of emergency declared

August 15, 2018 VICTORIA – The British Columbia government has declared a provincial state of emergency to support the provincewide response to the ongoing wildfire situation. Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, made the declaration based on the recommendation from B.C.’s wildfire and emergency management officials. The state of emergency is initially in effect for 14 […]

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2018 ITK Awards Presented In Inuvik

2018 Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Awards Recognize Contributions of Inuit and Inuit Allies August 14, 2018, Inuvik, Northwest Territories – Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) and the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) will present a series of awards this evening recognizing the contributions and achievements of Inuvialuit. Each year these awards are presented in the region that hosts […]

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Laurier professors and students help with Brant Community Foundation’s first Vital Signs report

Aug. 14, 2018 BRANTFORD – The Brant Community Foundation launched its inaugural Vital Signs report at an event held at Wilfrid Laurier University in Brantford Aug. 14. The Brant Vital Signs publication is a snapshot of the community at this point in time based on several measurements collected by Laurier’s research team. The report includes […]

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St. Albert: City Releases Census Results

August 13, 2018 INITIAL RESULTS SHOW POPULATION NOW 66,082 The City of St. Albert has released the initial results of the 2018 Municipal Census, which show the city’s population has reached 66,082. This represents an increase of 1.1 per cent per year, or about 719 people per year, in the city’s population since the last […]

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NAN XXXVII Keewaywin Conference

Draft agenda – Agenda subject to change without notice Streaming will occur for the duration of the NAN XXXVII Keewaywin Conference August 14-16, 2018 Please be advised we are experiencing technical issues and the video feed may be disrupted. NT5

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Musqueam Responds to Fuel Spill on Fraser River

COAST SALISH TERRITORY, VANCOUVER, Aug. 14, 2018 – Musqueam peoples and many others are fishing the biggest Salmon return in years on the Stó:lō / Fraser river. At 23:45 on August 13th, Musqueam First Responders received a call from Coast Guard informing them that a tug boat capsized at Deering Island and began their Emergency […]

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New Climate Action Fund open for applications

August 15, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario Canadians are working together to ensure that our children and grandchildren will have cleaner air, a healthier environment, and a stronger economy. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and the President and CEO of Ingenium, Christina Tessier, were at the Canadian Heritage Plaza Bridge to […]

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Apuiat wind power project – The CAQ does not understand a thing

WENDAKE, QC, Aug. 14, 2018 – “The AFNQL thinks that any political party which excludes First Nations from Quebec’s economy is wrong”, has stated Chief Ghislain Picard, while questioning the real motives of François Legault, Leader of the CAQ, in his opposition to the Apuiat wind power project. “The position of Coalition Avenir Québec in […]

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Harte Gold Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results

Toronto – August 15, 2018 – HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX: HRT / OTC: HRTFF / Frankfurt: H4O) is pleased to announce its 2018 second quarter (“Q2”) and first half (“H1”) results ended June 30, 2018. Mr. Stephen G. Roman, President and CEO of Harte Gold stated, “2018 is a catalyst […]

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Commerce Resources Corp. Announces Amendment to Warrant Exercise Price

August 15, 2018 Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE; FSE: D7H) (the “Company”) announces that it has applied to the TSX Venture Exchange for approval to reduce the Year 2 exercise price from $0.10 to $0.08 for the warrants (the “Warrants”) issued on February 16, 2017. In all other respects, the terms of the Warrants will remain […]

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Bold Ventures Acquires Additional Ground at J&B Lithium Project

Toronto, Ontario, August 15, 2018 – Bold Ventures Inc. (TSXV: BOL) (“Bold” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of 28 mining claims that comprise approximately 503 hectares or 1242 acres. These claims are located contiguous to the Company’s Jean claim group that is part of Bold’s J&B Lithium Project. The subject claims […]

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Silver Range Resources Ltd.: Exploration Underway at Pilbara-Style Gold Target in Nunavut

August 15, 2018 – Silver Range Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:SNG) (“Silver Range”) announces that exploration is underway on its Tree River Property in western Nunavut.  A geological crew began work in early August to verify the extent and tenor of known mineralization and to locate new mineralization along strike within the favourable host-rock unit.  Work at Tree […]

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Aecon announces receipt of approval to rejoin team selected for Gordie Howe International Bridge project

Toronto, Ontario – August 15, 2018: Aecon Group Inc. (TSX: ARE) announced today that it has received approval to rejoin Bridging North America, the team selected as the Preferred Proponent to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Gordie Howe International Bridge through a public-private partnership. Aecon will rejoin its partners, ACS Infrastructure Canada Inc., Dragados […]

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SIGA presents its largest single donation to CHEP Good Food Inc.

August 14, 2018 – Saskatoon, SK – Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) and the SIGA Long Runners Fitness Group announced today an $18,000 donation to support CHEP Good Food Inc. The funds were raised through SIGA’s Good Food Run held on June 10, 2018. “SIGA is committed to sharing success in the communities where we […]

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Growth across most sectors drives record mid-year results at the Port of Vancouver

August 14, 2018 The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority today released the 2018 mid-year statistics for goods moving through the Port of Vancouver. Overall cargo through the port increased 4.4 per cent to 72.1 million metric tonnes (MMT) over the same time last year to reach record mid-year volumes. “This year’s record mid-year results for cargo […]

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Emera Media Statement: Cape Sharp Tidal update

August 13, 2018 HALIFAX, Nova Scotia – Earlier today, Emera formally notified OpenHydro and OpenHydro’s provisional liquidator (Grant Thornton) that we are withdrawing from our involvement in Cape Sharp Tidal, and we are in the process of examining our rights and obligations under our various commercial agreements with OpenHydro. Naval Energies essentially made the decision […]

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NCC’s communal salmon fishery for southern Labrador closes today!

August 15, 2018 NCC’s communal salmon fishery for southern Labrador (Fish Cove Point to Cape Charles) closes today, August 15. All nets must be removed from the waters by 6:00 p.m. Please return your catch log and all unused tags to your nearest NCC office as soon as possible. NT5

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Adult Basic Education funding in Nunavut renewed for three more years

August 15, 2018 – Iqaluit, NU – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Since 2011 the Northern Adult Basic Education Program (NABEP) has provided funding support to Nunavut Arctic College to improve literacy and numeracy skills so working age adults can participate in the labour market. The program’s success in improving adult literacy in Nunavut […]

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Recent activity in Invermere and Cranbrook fire zones

August 14, 2018 CASTLEGAR – There have been 85 new wildfire starts in the Southeast Fire Centre since Aug. 11, 2018, 16 of which are in the Invermere Fire Zone and Cranbrook Fire Zone. The BC Wildfire Service is prioritizing these new fires and responding to them accordingly. There are currently six Wildfires of Note […]

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Federal Government continues investing to protect water quality in the North

“As Northerners who enjoy being around lakes, we very much appreciate Northwestern Ontario’s abundance of freshwater.” (KENORA) August 15, 2018 – Recently, the Government of Canada announced more than $480,000 in funding to Grand Council Treaty #3 and the Lake of the Woods Water Sustainability Foundation to protect and enhance water quality in the Kenora riding.  Funding for the two […]

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YT Government: Reception centre for BC fire evacuees moving to new location

August 14, 2018 The Whitehorse reception centre for people displaced by wildfires in northern BC is being moved from its current location at Vanier Secondary School to a new location at 9010 Quartz Road. Its hours of operation are also being amended. Reception and emergency social services support will be provided at the new location […]

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Media advisory: Minister Bennett to address the Métis Nation of Ontario Annual General Assembly

Peterborough, Ontario – Please be advised the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, will participate in the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Métis Nation of Ontario Annual General Assembly. Date:  August 16, 2018 Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (EST) Where: Pavillion Beavermead Park 211 Ashburnham Drive Peterborough, Ontario For more information: James Fitz-Morris Director of Communications and […]

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RavenQuest Signs Services Contract With Alexander First Nation

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 15, 2018– RavenQuest BioMed Inc. (the “Company” or “RavenQuest”) – (CSE: RQB, OTCQB: RVVQF, Frankfurt: 1IT) is pleased to announce it has entered into a services agreement with Alexander First Nation to develop a Health Canada cannabis license application. Alexander First Nation is located adjacent to the Edmonton Metropolitan Region and […]

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The Daily Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Health Reports: Canadians vulnerable to workplace noise More than half of the estimated 11 million Canadians who have worked in noisy environments were not required to use hearing protection and only did so occasionally if at all. These workers may be vulnerable to adverse outcomes from excessive noise that include hearing loss, tinnitus, stress and […]

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Right Honourable Jagmeet Singh recognises & upholds Indigenous Sovereignty.

Credits: Indigenous Sovereignty Statement made at the Assembly of First Nations by the New Democratic Party Leader Right Honourable Jagmeet Singh in response to a question posed by Regina Crowchild who asked “Do you believe we are Sovereign Peoples?” – May 01, 2018.

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In Memoriam: Mabel Lumsden – CINA

Nagooyoak Mabel Pokiak Lumsden was born on Banks Island, N.W.T., the westernmost point of the Arctic Archipelago, in 1941.  In her early years, she spent time living and learning traditional Inuvialuit life on the land between her family’s summer camp of Tuktoyuktuk and their winter camp of Sachs Harbour.  When she was five, she was […]

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Nominations open for 2018 Nakummesuak Awards

The Nakummesuak Award was created by NCC and is given annually to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding support for NunatuKavut and its communities and have given unselfishly of their time and energy to make a difference. Nakummesuak” means “Thank you very much”or “A big acknowledgement.” Candidates must be nominated by an NCC member and would […]

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BCAAFC: Women’s Innovation Fund

PHSA has released guidelines for an Innovation Fund dedicated to Indigenous women living with or at risk of HIV and HCV. This funding is for $75,000 per fiscal year, for 2018/2019 and 2019/20.   Proposals are due on Friday, September 14th and can be submitted to lauren.allan@bccdc.ca. NT5

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Minister Carr launches public consultation on foreign investment promotion and protection agreements

From: Global Affairs Canada August 14, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada ‎Expanding and diversifying Canada’s trade and investment relations contributes directly to our economy and benefits hard-working Canadians. Canada is committed to advancing a progressive trade agenda that reflects and responds to the interests of Canadians, especially women, Indigenous peoples and owners […]

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Looking for young people for B.C. Forums on homelessness!

August 14, 2018 to September 14, 2018 Youth homelessness is a significant rights issue that needs to be addressed through a provincial plan to end youth homelessness that ensures every youth has a way home.  RCY is supporting youth with lived experience of homelessness to share their voices to inform a provincial plan to prevent […]

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Regional Development Group to Further Showcase Island Experiences

From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Government of Canada provides $24,900 for marketing and product development with Central Coastal Tourism Partnership August 14, 2018 – Cavendish, PE – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency In 2017, Canadians welcomed a record of 20.8 million international visitors to our shores. The tourism industry is vibrant from coast to coast-to-coast, as […]

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Bishop’s Forum – Minister Geoffrey Kelley meets with Indigenous Student Support and Community Liaison Officer

SHERBROOKE, QC, Aug. 14, 2018 – The Minister responsible for Native Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Kelley, was pleased to meet with Ms. Melissa Poirier, Indigenous Student Support and Community Liaison Officer, at Bishop’s University today.  Quebec’s Ministry of Education and Higher Education contributed funding in the amount of $96,356 to maintain this position for the 2018-2019 academic […]

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MRU: Merging Indigenous learning into STEM

Fifth-annual MEG Energy Summer Science Camp is underway The STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields are notoriously male-dominated, a situation being addressed with numerous initiatives designed to attract more women to these careers. But they also seriously lack a representative population of Indigenous Peoples, something Mount Royal’s MEG Energy Summer Science Camp hopes to […]

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Government of Canada provides skills training and job opportunities for young Canadians in Mont‑Saint‑Hilaire

From: Employment and Social Development Canada August 14, 2018 Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada Building a strong middle class means giving Canada’s youth the tools they need to find and keep good jobs. Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport and Member of Parliament for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce–Westmount, on behalf of the Honourable Patty […]

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Open letter urges Prime Minister to make good on his commitment to the right to housing

OTTAWA, Aug. 14, 2018 – At a press conference in Ottawa today advocates released an open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau signed by over 170 organizations and prominent Canadians urging the Prime Minister to make good on his commitment to the right to housing by enshrining that right in upcoming National Housing Strategy legislation. The […]

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Remarks by Minister Goodale to the Canadian Association of Police Governance

From: Public Safety Canada Winnipeg, Manitoba August 9, 2018 Good morning everyone. Minister Wharton.  Your Worship.  Chief Smyth.  President Silverthorn.  Mr. Asper.   Ladies and gentlemen: As we gather on the territory of Treaty #1 and in the homeland of the Metis, it’s my pleasure to bring you greetings and good wishes from Prime Minister Trudeau […]

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SK Government: Regina Indian Industrial School Cemetery Plaque Unveiling

August 14, 2018 A monument to commemorate and honour those who died while attending the Regina Indian Industrial School (RIIS) over 100 years ago was unveiled today. “This Provincial Heritage Property designation ensures the Regina Indian Industrial School Cemetery history will not be forgotten,” Minister of Parks, Culture and Sport Gene Makowsky said. “This plaque […]

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AMC: Manitoba Hydro targeting First Nations ratepayers

Treaty One Territory, MB – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) is responding to news that Manitoba Hydro is asking the Manitoba Court of Appeal to overturn the Public Utilities Board (PUB) decision to create a new ‘First Nation on Reserve’ residential rate class. The PUB made its decision after carefully considering thousands of pages […]

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AIAI: AFN Resolution – First Nations Determination to the Path to Decolonization

Please see attached link to the resolution that was passed on July 26th at the Annual General Assembly of the Assembly of First Nations in Vancouver.  The resolution discusses The First Nations inherent right to self-determination and how it pre-exists contact with the external government.  Our rights cannot be surrendered, extinguished or modified like what […]

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Agreement with Kakivak Association supporting Inuit businesses in Nunavut

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Renewed agreement will promote economic development and employment in the Qikiqtani Region August 14, 2018 – Iqaluit, NU – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Today the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and […]

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